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4 Cups a Day: 4 Surprising Health Benefits of Drinking That Much Coffee

Two cups aren't enough, says science.<p>Coffee doesn’t have the best reputation as a healthy beverage, despite several studies that suggest the …

Coffee

How Much It Costs to Take an Epic 2,400-mile Road Trip on Route 66

"If you ever plan to motor West, take the highway that is best."<p><i>This story originally appeared on Money.com.</i><p>Back in the 1940s, Nat King Cole was …

RVs

AMC is launching a MoviePass-like subscription service

It’ll be twice as expensive, but it boasts fewer restrictions than MoviePass<p>The largest theater chain in America has announced that it will now offer a subscription service that allows patrons to watch up to three movies a week for $19.95 a month. Called AMC Stubs A-List, the subscription will …

MoviePass

How Much Cash Should Retirees Hold?

If you’re thinking about three months' worth of expenses, you might want to think again. Three years' worth might be more like it for many …

Retirement

How To Play The Coming Market Boom For 8.2% Dividends

When it comes to investing, too many folks ignore the signal and listen to the noise.<p>Case in point: one of the biggest stories of 2018—a looming trade war between America and China. Lately, the story has mutated into one about a trade war between America and, well, just about everyone—Europe, Asia, …

Investing

13 Underrated European Cities You Should Visit in Your Lifetime

There’s so much more to Europe than the overcrowded cities that most tourists flock to. These overlooked cities are just waiting for you to …

European Travel

This Couple Discovered a Simple Way to Save Tens of Thousands of Dollars a Year When They Retire

The recent tax cuts make this move even more appealing.<p>Clark Hurst first discovered Clear Creek Tahoe, a golf community near Lake Tahoe, a few years …

Retirement

Separating retirement myths from retirement realities comes down to what works for you

What works in theory doesn’t always work in reality.<p>And that is certainly the case when it comes to retirement. Here’s what experts had to say.<p><b>Replacement rates differ by income</b><p>Experts often say you need to replace 70% of your final earnings in retirement from various sources such as Social …

Retirement

Best Day Hike in Every State

The Best Day Hike in Every State<p>We should preface this by saying that this should really be called “<b>one</b> of the best day hikes in every state”. In …

Hiking

How do I use the right keywords on my resume?

Let me tell you what you, as a job seeker, are not.<p>You are not “outgoing, driven and dedicated.”<p>In no way can you work “independently” and …

Employment

These Consumer Staple Stocks Are Way Down And Perfect For Retirement Portfolios

Consumer staples and packaged goods companies usually have some of the higher dividend yields in the market. But lately we have seen the dividend …

10 Most Breathtaking Day Hikes in the U.S.

The United States is home to some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet, ranging from barren deserts and vast canyons to lush forests and …

National Parks

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

Income Inequality

LinkedIn Analyzed the Class of 2017. These Were the Top 10 Skills That Got Them Hired

This list of transferable skills will position you well for early career success.<p>Landing a job fresh out of college is no easy feat. Although a vast majority of graduates feel they are ready to start their careers, the truth is that only 50 percent of managers agree, according to a PayScale …

I’m a Car Salesman—Here’s How to Outsmart Me

The smell of a new car is great. The process of buying a new car? Not so great. Here are some expert tactics to give you a leg up on fast-talking …

3 Reasons to File for Social Security On Time

Benefits could be reduced by as much as 30% if you claim Social Security early.<p>When should you claim Social Security benefits? Search for this …

No wonder there’s an exodus from religion

Do you wonder why the proportion of Americans declaring themselves unaffiliated with organized religion has skyrocketed in recent decades?<p>This trend is especially pronounced among adults under 30, roughly 40 percent of whom claim no connection to a religious congregation or tradition and have …

Religion

Making Sense of the Dow's 425-Point "Plunge"

The nearly 122-year-old index's flaws were on full display on Tuesday.<p>As has become all-too-common since the beginning of February, the nearly …

How to protect a retirement plan in a down market

Market corrections are a worry for all investors, but they can pose a particularly big problem for people who have just retired and are starting to dip into savings.<p>Each time retirees sell stock, it digs a hole out of which their portfolio must climb to keep producing the same amount of income over …

96% of Americans Are Not Taking Advantage of This Social Security Benefit

Boosting your monthly Social Security check is easier than you may think.<p>One of the biggest advantages of the Social Security program is its …

Top 101 Motivational Quotes

Timeless inspirational quotes to supercharge enthusiasm and motivation.<p>Here are 101 quotes to help motivate you to take on new challenges, overcome roadblocks, and live the life you want to live:<p>"Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, …

Here's Why the "Social Security at 62 or 70" Debate Is a Total Crapshoot

There's simply no concrete guideline on which claiming age is best.<p>Nearly 62 million people rely on Social Security benefits each month, making it …

Gyro Burgers With Tahini Sauce

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine beef and seasoning. Shape into 4 patties.<p>Step 2<p>Grill, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 5 to 6 …

Recipes

11 Amazing Waterfall Hikes In America

Cummins Falls<p>Once exclusive, then threatened, Cummins Falls is now a protected paradise open to all. Brenton Rogers<br>Cummins Falls , located in central …

Two simple laws could solve America's epidemic of violence

Two simple changes to U.S. law, both things based in other laws that we already know and like, could solve most of America’s gun violence …

Guns

What Should You Do When You've Saved Enough to Retire?

You've reached financial independence. Now what?<p>If you've been a diligent saver and prudent investor throughout your career, you may wake up one day …

Best Pizza Places in the U.S.

Top chefs and legendary bakers are among the new breed of pizzaiolo who are just as fanatical about the temperature of their ovens as they are about …

How to Use the New Tax Law to Live Tax-Free in Retirement

By Dennis Drake<p>Should you really be concerned about higher taxes in retirement? Didn't taxes just go down? Yes, for most middle-income retirees the …

Retirement

Astonishing Story Of The One Man Who Could Have Spared Us Our Vietnam War Tragedy

<b>The Road Not Taken—</b>by Max Boot (Liveright, $35)—is a brilliant<b>,</b> extremely well-written book about a forgotten figure who was one of the most extraordinary and utterly unorthodox espionage agents in history, and it contains a telling scene that encapsulates what went tragically wrong with the …